Big Piney Elementary School

630 Budd Avenue
Big Piney, WY 83113
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Big Piney Elementary School serves 188 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Big Piney Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Big Piney Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

School Overview

Big Piney Elementary School's student population of 188 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Big Piney Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Big Piney Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank
#140 out of 318 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
14%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
82%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.310.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSublette County School District #9 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Big Piney Elementary School is Big Piney High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Big Piney Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Big Piney Big Piney Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 118 students
    0.0 miles
    201 South Nichols St.
    Big Piney, WY 83113
    (307) 276-3315
    0 6-8 118
  • Big Piney Big Piney High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 185 students
    0.2 miles
    916 Piney Drive
    Big Piney, WY 83113
    (307) 276-3324
    0.2 9-12 185
  • Big Piney La Barge Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 55 students
    0.3 miles
    106 O Avenue
    Big Piney, WY 83113
    (307) 386-2227
    0.3 K-5 55
  • Pinedale Pinedale High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 283 students
    26.4 miles
    101 East Hennick
    Pinedale, WY 82941
    (307) 367-2137
    26.4 9-12 283
  • Pinedale Pinedale Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 247 students
    26.4 miles
    227 East Hennick
    Pinedale, WY 82941
    (307) 367-2821
    26.4 6-8 247

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